Will pure boxing gyms add a meaningful dimension to striking? | Page 4

Discussion in 'Standup Technique' started by spacetime, Apr 16, 2017.

  1. Popsaregood230 Blue Belt

    Popsaregood230
    Joined:
    Mar 5, 2010
    Messages:
    707
    Likes Received:
    143
    Location:
    Milwaukee, WI
     
    #61
  2. DaGenius Silver Belt

    DaGenius
    Joined:
    May 25, 2008
    Messages:
    10,205
    Likes Received:
    1,362
    You can cover much more distance with a boxing jab
     
    #62
  3. spacetime Purple Belt

    spacetime
    Joined:
    Aug 17, 2014
    Messages:
    1,933
    Likes Received:
    121
    List of TKD punches include: hook, jab, cross, uppercut. Ring a bell?
     
    #63
  4. MaxMMA Blue Belt

    MaxMMA
    Joined:
    Dec 12, 2016
    Messages:
    579
    Likes Received:
    361
    Even in a limited/no rules fight, your hands are still your main weapons. Best know how to throw them with effectively.
     
    #64
  5. Popsaregood230 Blue Belt

    Popsaregood230
    Joined:
    Mar 5, 2010
    Messages:
    707
    Likes Received:
    143
    Location:
    Milwaukee, WI
    Anyone can punch, not everyone can box. There is a difference.

    Go learn to box if you want. Just don't go in thinking you can beat boxers with having no boxing training. You're like those people that show up and train for a month and then quit once the sparring gets tough because they don't like being beat.
     
    #65
    ctrlaltdelete likes this.
  6. Frode Falch Gold Belt

    Frode Falch
    Joined:
    Sep 26, 2005
    Messages:
    17,710
    Likes Received:
    6,132
    Location:
    Norway
    Do you have some sparring videos of yourself? Link? I would like to see.
     
    #66
    PivotPunch and Reyesnuthugr like this.
  7. ctrlaltdelete Green Belt

    ctrlaltdelete
    Joined:
    Mar 7, 2017
    Messages:
    1,114
    Likes Received:
    1,776
    Location:
    CHURCH OF MISERY
    How about you show up and spar their best fighters, on the first visit. Tell them to videotape it and put it on here for us.

    I can't wait.
     
    #67
  8. n.diazismylife1999 Black Belt

    n.diazismylife1999
    Joined:
    Mar 5, 2016
    Messages:
    5,592
    Likes Received:
    9,415
    I heartily recommend checking his started threads (although some of his posts in the grappling forum take the cake). It's.... spacetime. I'm not sure why people are bothering to give him legit answers at this point.
     
    #68
    Hagelslag2 likes this.
  9. n.diazismylife1999 Black Belt

    n.diazismylife1999
    Joined:
    Mar 5, 2016
    Messages:
    5,592
    Likes Received:
    9,415
    LOL, disregard the above, finished reading the thread and got a good laugh out of it.
     
    #69
  10. bobthebuilder Special Belt

    bobthebuilder
    Joined:
    Oct 31, 2008
    Messages:
    2,849
    Likes Received:
    274
    I doubt it. If you have done TKD, you have already seen the main boxing punches.

    You could add double tiger claw technique though, and do finger strengthening
     
    #70
  11. spacetime Purple Belt

    spacetime
    Joined:
    Aug 17, 2014
    Messages:
    1,933
    Likes Received:
    121
    Why would I do that when I wrote that I would beat their worst? You know, the opposite of what you wrote.
     
    #71
  12. spacetime Purple Belt

    spacetime
    Joined:
    Aug 17, 2014
    Messages:
    1,933
    Likes Received:
    121
    Is there any good clip of a typical training session in boxing?
     
    #72
  13. BIGthingsSON Blue Belt

    BIGthingsSON
    Joined:
    Sep 10, 2009
    Messages:
    633
    Likes Received:
    32
    I boxed for 2 years, grappled for 9. Boxing is the reason I feel confident in a street fight. The basics teach you ABSOLUTE CONTROL of distance. You learn when you can be hit, and when you're safe. It's an amazing tool that gives you so much control in altercations. The grappling part helps as well in case I fall ,or just wanna clinch up and finish. Really all you need is a decent jab. Once people get popped their intesity drains. From there you can usually talk em down.

    The one problem with boxing though.... Kicks, kicks make everything change. Luckily untrained shitheads won't be able to throw a kick worth shit.
     
    #73
  14. AtlSteel Blue Belt

    AtlSteel
    Joined:
    May 9, 2010
    Messages:
    807
    Likes Received:
    376
    Layers. A good boxing gym will open your eyes to all the layers of competence, just like a BJJ gym, wrestling room, etc. Hence the challenge of MMA.
     
    #74
  15. Sinister Doctor of Doom

    Sinister
    Joined:
    Feb 22, 2005
    Messages:
    40,310
    Likes Received:
    731
    Location:
    Vegas
    Hells no, Boxing trainers are hacks.
     
    #75
    Rico likes this.
  16. Reyesnuthugr belt

    Reyesnuthugr
    Joined:
    Jul 13, 2005
    Messages:
    8,558
    Likes Received:
    1,469
    Location:
    West Coast / Portland
    If you already know all 4 punches I don't see what you could possibly learn. It's TKD minus kicks, really
     
    #76
    bad seed likes this.
  17. spacetime Purple Belt

    spacetime
    Joined:
    Aug 17, 2014
    Messages:
    1,933
    Likes Received:
    121
    Beyond improving the punches I already know, won't I see a dramatic increase in my physique? Boxings physical conditioning is second to none, from what I've read.
     
    #77
  18. Reyesnuthugr belt

    Reyesnuthugr
    Joined:
    Jul 13, 2005
    Messages:
    8,558
    Likes Received:
    1,469
    Location:
    West Coast / Portland
    That's from jumprope. Did you jumprope in TKD? You may not see any increase in physique
     
    #78
    bad seed likes this.
  19. spacetime Purple Belt

    spacetime
    Joined:
    Aug 17, 2014
    Messages:
    1,933
    Likes Received:
    121
    Yes we did do that on occasion, but not anymore. I can do 50 push ups maximum if I get my own time to do them,. Heard thats nothing for a daily session in boxing, and that I would never survive it. It sounds like a fun challenge.
     
    #79
  20. spacetime Purple Belt

    spacetime
    Joined:
    Aug 17, 2014
    Messages:
    1,933
    Likes Received:
    121
    This is the conditioning in TKD: push ups 30, 20, 10. Sit-ups: 50.(may do 50 more later in the session). Leg and stomach excersises ( 30 repetitions), and a few typical military drills, lying on the floor keeping the feet up in the air for 1 minute, stuff like that. But it's really not challenging if you train regularly.
     
    #80

Share This Page

monitoring_string = "fd5733925866a04e50edd70f38dfaa35"
monitoring_string = "603ac9fff68f23709f2a42bf5e29272b"